When Jeremiah Bailey was born on 30 November 1794, in Alburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bailey, was 30 and his mother, Jemima Borret, was 28. He married Mary Ann Gowen on 13 October 1817, in Bedingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Bow, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bow, London, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 24 May 1862, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.
English: status name for a steward or official, from Middle English bailli ‘manager, administrator’ (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant, carrier, porter’).
English: habitational name from Bailey in Little Mitton, Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
English: occasionally a topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, from Middle English (Old French) bailli ‘outer courtyard of a castle’ (Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’). This term became a placename in its own right, denoting a district beside a fortification or wall, as in the case of the Old Bailey in London, which formed part of the early medieval outer wall of the city.
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